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Glynn Turman
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Turman in 2007
Born
Glynn Russell Turman

January 31, 1947 (1947-01-31) (age 74)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1959–present
Known for Leroy "Preach" Jackson – Cooley High
Colonel Bradford Taylor – A Different World
Clarence Royce – The Wire
Spouse(s)
Ula M. Walker
(m. 1965; div. 1971)

Aretha Franklin
(m. 1978; div. 1984)

Jo-Ann Allen (m. 1992)
Children 3

Glynn Russell Turman (born January 31, 1947) is an American actor. He played Toledo in the 2020 Netflix movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Turman played Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place, Leroy "Preach" Jackson in Cooley High, Bradford Taylor on the NBC sitcom A Different World and Mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire.

Turman was married Aretha Franklin from 1978 and they divorced in 1984.


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